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Java ME and Java APIs for BlackBerry

Java® ME is an industry standard platform that defines common sets of Java APIs for different types of wireless and embedded devices. A Java ME application on a BlackBerry® device runs in the BlackBerry® Java® Virtual Machine, which provides all of the runtime services to the applications and performs functions such as typical memory allocations, security checks, and garbage collection.

The Java ME MIDP standard addresses the API and BlackBerry JVM needs of a constrained wireless device with a user interface. The BlackBerry device supports the Java ME MIDP standard as defined in JSR 118. The Java MEMIDP standard provides a core set of Java APIs that any BlackBerry device can support, regardless of its underlying operating system. Developers can often build one Java application using the MIDP standard APIs and run that application on many different types of devices.

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